On Being a First Generation College Student: A Conversation with Rebecca Chopp

Swarthmore College President Rebecca Chopp grew up in rural Kansas and was among the first in her family to attend college. In this Class Awareness Month event, Rosario Paz '10 interviews President Chopp who shares her experiences of navigating various - and sometimes contradictory - social and cultural spaces in her journey through higher education from her student days to the present. She also took questions from students, faculty, and staff, shedding further light on the complex process of social mobility and identity.